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Get resources to help students understand the events that occurred in Washington D.C. on January 6, 2021.
Read the Chancellor's letter to all staff about the recent events in New York City and across the country.
Civics for All, an initiative that launched in Spring 2018, provides resources, programming, and professional learning to all NYC schools.
In accordance with Federal and State regulations, teachers must annually educate students in grades K–12 about appropriate online behavior, including responsible use of social networking sites and cyberbullying prevention.
District 79 is New York City’s Alternative Schools District.
In New York City, the Department of Education provides bilingual programs both Transitional Bilingual Education and Dual Language, to strengthen students’ native language development and content knowledge while they build their social and academic English skills. We also provide English as a New Language programs that use strategies for English language development with native language support so that students develop language and content knowledge in English.
The PROSE program enables schools who have a demonstrated record of effective school leadership, collaboration, and trust to implement innovative practices outside of existing rules.
In light of the most recent events concerning the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and a very long list of others, the moral fiber of our country has been tested once again.